February 8, 2016


Marie A. Kriz


Marie A. Kriz, 70, of Chippewa Lake, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016. Marie was born July 20, 1945 in Cleveland, to the late Frank and Marie Kara. She lived in Medina County for 29 years. Marie retired from the Sheriff’s Department in 2010 after 25 years of service as a Deputy Sheriff. Every morning Read More…

Wanda Faye Phillips


Wanda Faye Phillips (nee Jones), 70, of Homerville, was called to Heaven on Saturday, January 30, 2016, she was at her home surrounded by her loved ones having fought a long courageous battle against breast cancer off and on for over 20 years. She was born November 28, 1945, in Kidder, Kentucky, to John and Read More…

Joseph Stanley Smith

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Joseph Stanley Smith, born October 18, 1923, died at the home of his daughter on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the age of 92 from complications following a stroke. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty Jean Smith (nee Mileski); daughters, Linda Harper, Cheryl Smith and Arlene Knippa and by his son-in-law, Read More…

James R. Harrison

James R. Harrison, 77, of Seville, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 29, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Calling hours will be Monday, February 1, 2016 from 6 until 8 P.M., at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road Valley City. Complete obituary will be in Monday’s Gazette. www.bauerfuneralhome1943.com

Hazel L. Grant


Hazel L. Grant, 74, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016. Hazel worked at the Oaks Lodge for 35 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a friend to all she met. She adored her grandchildren, as family was very special to her. Hazel was a vibrant woman and loved the outdoors, especially Read More…

Margaret A. Harvey

Margaret A. Harvey (nee Tupa), 82, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Jack B. Harvey and William Hange; loving mother of William Hange (Rene) and Mark Hange (Vikki); beloved grandmother of three; beloved sister of Marie Mayer (Kevin), Frank Tupa (deceased), Mildred Anton (Joseph) and Read More…

Janice Marie (Waite) Weber


Janice Marie (Waite) Weber, 87, of North Canton, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She was born in Lodi, December 22, 1928, to the late Harold and Violet (Pelton) Waite. Janice graduated from Medina High School in 1946 and was involved in Massillon Women’s Club. She was also a member of the Faith United Methodist Read More…

Nora Marie O’Brien


Nora Marie O’Brien, 24, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 27, 2016. She was born September 19, 1991, in Medina, to Christopher Deem and Kari (O’Brien) Richards. Nora enjoyed drawing, photography, Sudoku and loved spending time with her children. Nora is survived by her beloved children, Addison Sparks and Braydon O’Brien; brothers, Christopher Deem, Tyler Deem, Read More…

Raymond Arthur Scholz


Raymond Arthur Scholz, 91, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Ray was born June 20, 1924 in Cleveland, to the late August M. and Anna C. (Risen) Scholz. Ray leaves behind his wife, Joanne; daughters, Cynthia (Max) and Nancy (Pete) and his son, James. Born one of six children, he also leaves behind his older Read More…

Joseph D. Forbrizzio


Joseph D. Forbrizzio, 71, of Wadsworth, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Medina Hospital – Cleveland Clinic. He was born January 21, 1945. to Joseph J. and Maria (nee Dmytriw) Forbrizzio in Cleveland. Joseph was the proud owner of Printed Matter, where he enjoyed sharing his knowledge of Lithograph. He was involved for Read More…